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New Haven

A city of southern Connecticut on Long Island Sound northeast of Bridgeport. Settled 1637-1638 by Puritans, it was the center of a theocratic colony that was joined with Connecticut in 1664. From 1701 to 1875 it was joint capital with Hartford. New Haven is the seat of Yale University, founded in 1701.
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New Haven

n
(Placename) an industrial city and port in S Connecticut, on Long Island Sound: settled in 1638 by English Puritans, who established it as a colony in 1643; seat of Yale University (1701). Pop: 124 512 (2003 est)
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New` Ha′ven


n.
a seaport in S Connecticut, on Long Island Sound. 124,665.
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Noun1.New Haven - a city in southwestern ConnecticutNew Haven - a city in southwestern Connecticut; site of Yale University
Yale, Yale University - a university in Connecticut
Connecticut, Constitution State, CT, Nutmeg State - a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
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The Duchess left on Friday, and we checked her baggage through to Lenox by the New York, New Haven & Hartford."
"You drove a lady from here to the New York, New Haven & Hartford Depot last Friday?" he asked.
"The Duchess took my cab, and the first address she gave was the New York, New Haven
We left it with no little regret on the evening of Friday the 11th, and travelled that night by railroad to New Haven. Upon the way, the guard and I were formally introduced to each other (as we usually were on such occasions), and exchanged a variety of small-talk.
New Haven, known also as the City of Elms, is a fine town.
Davenport, a very celebrated minister, went, with other people, and began a plantation at New Haven. In the same year, some persons who had been persecuted in Massachusetts went to the Isle of Rhodes, since called Rhode Island, and settled there.
John, the oldest, in Yale, had elected to become a man of letters, and, in the meantime, ran his own automobile with the corresponding standard of living such ownership connoted in the college town of New Haven. Harold and Frederick were down at a millionaires' sons' academy in Pennsylvania; and Clarence, the youngest, at a prep.
And at a fifth, in New Haven, Bell stood sixteen Yale professors in line, hand in hand, and talked through their bodies--a feat which was then, and is to-day, almost too wonderful to believe.
But by this time several exchanges had been opened for ordinary business, in New Haven, Bridgeport, New York, and Philadelphia.
"The last news I heard of him was that he had been sent to Boston or New Haven. This secret service for the enemy must hamper him a lot, but it's better than lying in a refuge."
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